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Official

Owners can get already-purchased cars upgraded as well

Owners can get already-purchased cars upgraded as well.

Official

Only when optional adaptive headlights are added

Only when optional adaptive headlights are added

Comparo

Can these redesigned and revised family four-doors save the species?

Can these redesigned and revised family four-doors save the species?

Official

Maybe Ford abandoning sedans isn't such a horrible decision

Maybe Ford abandoning sedans isn't such a horrible decision.

Spy Shots

Hope rekindled that a diesel Mazda will hit American dealers soon

We get it – we're a little sick of getting a few years of assurances that Mazda's much-anticipated diesel engine is just around the corner. First, it was going to go in the 2014 Mazda6. More recently, Mazda told us it'd first land in the CX-5 – and in fact, there's a part of the Mazda USA website devoted to the diesel crossover, which makes it seem more legitimate than previous pronouncements. But the fact of the matter is, there's some unforeseen hiccup in the government approval pr

Car Buying

Rust protection is occupant protection

These recently released Swedish videos serve as a reminder that rust isn't just a cosmetic flaw, when it comes to cars. The insurance company Folksam and the homeowner organization Villaägarnas Riksförbund gathered examples of two relatively popular, but by now rusty cars, and then performed crash tests with them at the Thatcham Research facility in Britain. The results are sobering. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width:

New York

2018 Mazda6 gets it first

The number of car companies that don't offer a smartphone mirroring infotainment system is shrinking. Toyota is finally beginning to offer Apple CarPlay on new cars, first on the Toyota Avalon. Mazda is finally going to offer Apple CarPlay, too, as well as Android Auto. The first car to get it will be the Mazda6.

Opinion

Our completely made-up idea that could bring the Mazda6 Wagon here

If it works for Buick, why not let Mazda take a whack?

Featured

HUDs are in more new cars, and they're about to get more sophisticated

Deep Dive

Spark-Controlled Compression Ignition: "Take everything you know about engines and turn it around."

"Take everything you know about engines and turn it around."

Rumormill

The drivetrain is listed by NHTSA for 2018.

It's no guarantee it's coming, though.

Los Angeles

310 pound-feet? How'd you deal with all those torques?

he 2018 Mazda6 isn't just a styling tweak and a bigger engine.

Los Angeles

More power, more efficiency, more luxury

A new engine and Signature trim spice things up.

Official

Range-topping sedan teased ahead of L.A. Auto Show reveal.

The teasers reveal a lot.

Official

It may also indicate that a new 6 is coming soon

Sport and Touring models get extra standard goodies.

Report

If a naturally aspirated Skyactiv four-cylinder fits, the turbo will fit too.

The Mazda CX-9's new turbocharged four-cylinder could see duty in the brand's other products, which means it's more of a product planning decision than an engineering one.

Official

Mazda has a slate of show cars ready for the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon, including Racing concepts based on the MX-5, CX-3 and Mazda6 that could make beautiful Mazdaspeed performance models.

Report

Vehicle recalls have come in force recently. Honda expanded its front driver's side Takata airbag inflator recall nationwide to cover an estimated 5.4-million vehicles, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration added 19 notices to its database covering safety campaigns dating back to October. It looks like there could be one more to add to the list soon because Mazda is considering a possible nationwide expansion of its own inflator repairs.

Recalls

A tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is, as you might have guessed, designed to monitor the air pressure in the tires, and alert the driver if pressure drops. But a problem found in the Mazda6 could keep the system from doing its job.

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